Pictures Of Things + Le Love List

May 1st, 2015 - posted under: Furthermore » Feedback

green juice for kids

The family that juices together . . . ♥

Hey there cats and kittens! HAPPY FRIDAY!

We’ve had a busy week around here, and seriously, can you even believe it’s the first day of May?? We are in the FIFTH MONTH of 2015 already – what??!

But May . . . May is exciting! On May 4th Jeremy and I will celebrate our 2-year anniversary, which is hard to believe, because it seems like we’ve shared so very much between us, that it couldn’t possibly have only been 2 years. But we’ve packed it in, I guess. And I’m so grateful to be living such a full, rich life with him. ♥

Then on May 16th, it’s LA Vegan Beer Fest, one of my very favorite days of the whole year, and the event where Jeremy and I met 2 years ago. So excited!

THEN, on May 25th, I pile into a car with Joni and Jackie and set out on a vegan ladies road trip adventure to the third (and final!) Vida Vegan Con in Austin, Texas. Sooooo excited!!!

Yup yup, May is gonna be good.

But first, here’s what life looked like, through tthe tail end of April:

learning to swim in nature

I feel so grateful that Waits is learning to swim here, amidst the fish and the frogs and the toe-biter bugs, instead of in some loud, crowded, indoor, chlorine-burning public pool like I had to.

backyard picnic platter
Easy dinners on a blanket in the back yard.

backyard picnic
♥ These two ♥

homegrown grapes
I’m growing grapes!

cauliflower tacos
This incredible meal, shared with incredible people.

healthy vegan kid
Earth Day. Also, excuse me, but WHEN did he get so grown up??!

picnic dinner
More backyard picnicking.

dog kisses
So much love for this old man.

vegan cuts snack box
Waits is always so excited to tear into our Vegan Cuts snack box. (Harley is unfazed)

kafir lime caramel chocolate bar
Jeremy and I picked this chocolate bar up when we were on our little Ojai stay-cation, but it somehow got lost in the shuffle of life. A delightful rediscovery, indeed …


And now, it’s time to take a moment to pause, look around, and take stock of all the little things that weave together to make our lives so special. Because there are so many things to be grateful for, if we just take the time to look. It’s the one, the only – Le Love List!

So I’m thinking about continuing on and getting my PhD. But you have to tell me – am I batshit crazy? The reason this is on my Love List is that it’s so good to remember that life is wide open, full of possibility. We have many fewer limits than we feel we do. But . . . I’m still totally unsure of how to proceed. Fellow MA/PhD people, I’d love to hear your thoughts! // Being outdoors as much as is humanly, physically possible. // Date night. // Wedding dress shopping with some of my oldest girlfriends, spending a morning drinking champagne and playing dress-up. So much love! ♥ // Jeremy was on a local podcast talking all about the current cocktail renaissance, the history and tradition of mixed drinks, and of course, our fledgling business Still. If you’re interested in cocktail culture, he has a lot of knowledge to share. Also he shouts me out a bunch of times and it makes me swoony. ♥ // Fires in the backyard fire pit, and a beautiful set of tree stumps to sit around the fire. // My CSA box is already overflowing with spring bounty! // Really amazing salads. // Blackberry margaritas. // Watching Waits bobbing for apples. // A watermelon birthday cake. // Feeling inspired again, so inspired.


Okay everyone, so now it’s your turn! I’d love to hear what you’re loving lately, and I’m sure everyone else would as well. Let’s share the love and send it out into the world! Just leave your Love List in the comments below, yes?

And cheers, to another wonderful weekend! Oh, and I’ll leave you with one last little thing – certain to make you smile:

♥ ♥ ♥

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